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School supply give-a-way at Family Resource Center

08/09/2010 10:50 AM by

The East End Family Resource Center at 2405 Jefferson Avenue will serve as one of the sites for the community school-supply giveaways scheduled for Aug. 28 from 10AM-noon.

If you would like to donate, the following items are requested and can be dropped off at the locations below:

IN-KIND DONATIONS (suggested items):

____ Crayons (8 pk)
____ Packs of Pencils**
____ Crayons (16 pk)
____ Packs of Pens**
____ Magic markers (8 pk)
____ 3-ring binders
____ Box of tissues
____ Three pong-pocket folders
____ Glue Sticks
____ Loose Leaf paper**
____ Scissors
____ Composition notebooks**
____ Rulers
____ 1 subject spiral notebooks
** PRIORITY ITEMS

Materials should be delivered to the following address August 9 – 11 between the hours of 8 am – 4 pm:
Arthur Ashe Center
3001 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230

Additional delivery location (Northside Coalition for Children):
North Richmond YMCA
4207 Old Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23227

FINANCIAL DONATIONS:

Payable to: Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation
301 North Ninth Street
Richmond, VA 23219

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Contact: John Marshall HS – Shonda Harris-Muhammed, Northside Coalition for Children, at (804) 687-6743 // George Wythe HS – Richmond Public Schools’ Public Information Office at (804) 780-7100 // For more information, call (804)254-6188.

The program is sponsored by several 7th District civic and community organizations. Civic groups and community organizations have previously announced similar events to be held at John Marshall and George Wythe high schools. Sponsors for these programs include the Northside Coalition for Children and the Southside Back-to-School Rally Committee.


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